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Chronic Illness in Pets

A pet is chronically ill when it has a problem that persists for months or years. The Clappison Animal Hospital veterinary team understand that caring for a dog or cat with a chronic illness takes time, effort, patience and funds. In an effort to best educate our Flamborough community members with chronic care pets, we have created the Chronic Care Champion Program and are dedicated to building our library of resources coming directly from the team members at our clinic. Please see below for a list of chronic illnesses the team at Clappison Animal Hospital are experienced in, and our articles related to them.

Hypothyroidism in Dogs
Hyperthyroidism in Cats
Diabetes in Cats
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats
Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis
Dogs with Osteoarthritis
Cats with Osteoarthritis
Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

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Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough is considered an infectious disease that is caused by the canine Parainfluenza virus, the Bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria, or a combination of both virus and bacteria. This disease is called kennel cough due to the dry, hacking cough usually seen with infection.

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